Samoan woman, a NZ MP

DURING THE CAMPAIGN: Winston Peters and Asenati Taylor on the road around Auckland. [Photo: Samoa Observer in Auckland]

A “speechless” Mrs Asenati Taylor has become the second Samoan woman to make it to New Zealand Parliament.  The first is Luamanuvao Winnie Laban, who entered as Labour MP, and was made a Cabinet Minister.

Mrs Taylor ran in last Friday’s election on a New Zealand Party ticket in the Manukau East electorate and won.  The National Party, however, breezed in in a landslide victory. 

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